On This Day

What Happened on July 29, 1773

Historical Events

  • 1st schoolhouse west of Allegheny Mountains completed, Schoenbrunn, Ohio
  • Santa Marta earthquakes destroy much of the capitol city of Santiago de los Caballeros de Guatemala, New Spain (now Antigua, Guatemala); over 500 killed instantly, and 600 more die later from resulting disease and starvation
1773 Highlights

About July 29, 1773

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 248 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo